Farm Blog


Thanks to Steve Birchmeier and crew for chopping corn silage!

Posted September 17, 2019
Rye cover crop will be seeded for winter growth. The corn silage bunker will be covered with corn syrup to seal the  pile.​


Fall litters arriving daily at the farm

Posted September 6, 2019


Thank you to John & Pam Van Ast

Posted August 30, 2019

DMACC Agribusiness would like to thank John and Pam Van Ast for their generous donation to the DMACC Agribusiness program! Super nice tractor and a great piece of agricultural history! We also thank John and Pam for their many years of dedication serving DMACC. We wish you well in retirement!


Hawaii Conservation Internship

Posted August 30, 2019

Angel T. checking in from her conservation internship at Kupu in Hawaii this past summer! What an amazing opportunity!​


Gov Charity Steer Show

Posted August 11, 2019

​President Denson, DMACC Agribusiness, selected to the top 5 at the Governor's Charity Steer Show at Iowa State Fair. A special thanks to the Forsyth family for doing a wonderful job raising the steer and James Oil company for purchasing the steer through the Ronald McDonald Charity auction.


Watch this video from the Governor's Charity Steer Show Facebook page on the Top 5 entries:

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Summer Internship

Posted August 9, 2019

​Mattie Tucker checks in from her summer internship at FCA.

Crop Scouting

Posted July 10, 2019

DMACC students increase their crop scouting knowledge by touring the ISU Field Extension lab and  interact with lab coordinator Warren Pierson and ISU  Extension Field Agronomist, Meaghan Anderson.

Precision Ag Summer Class

Posted July 10, 2019

Students in the Precision Ag summer class learn about the inner workings of the DMACC planter along with its added technologies such as 20/20, Clean Sweep,  Climate Fieldview and Auto steer.

Corn Cam

Posted July 9, 2019

The birdseye view from the corn cam today! Thanks to the Big Show for stopping by the farm today!

Applicator Simulator

Posted June 17, 2019

Thanks to Growmark FS for bringing their applicator simulator to the summer crop scouting and precision ag classes. Students had fun and learned a lot about the operation of the big equipment.


Rye Cover Crop Harvest

Posted June 6, 2019

Harvesting the rye cover crop. The bales will be wrapped and stored for cattle feed and soybeans will be no tilled into the rye stubble.